Is there a link between employment chances and studying abroad?

I watch social media closely and it's my job to share some of the hot topics on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other outlets that teachers, principals, students, and parents are contributing.

According to the World Economic Forum, studying abroad increases your chances of getting hired. You can read all about it here.

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How, as a teacher, do you think you can encourage students to study abroad or travel? Will this news increase the level of importance you put on organizing field trips (physical or virtual) or student trips?

 

Tori Pakizer is the Social Media Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and specializes in how teachers use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media. You can follow Tori and SimpleK12 on Twitter @SimpleK12. If you have ideas for using social media in schools, please send your information or tip to editor@simplek12.com.